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Questions tagged [typing]

Skill of writing by use of a keyboard.

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Delay the typed characters to appear

On my slow Mac, sometimes, when the password login screen appears, I type the password, but it doesn't appear on the screen. After a few seconds, the ••••• appears like I type ten keys per second. I ...
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Can't type danish character 'Å' in Chrome on MacOS

On my macbook I can type danish characters using the classic: option ' = æ option o = ø option a = å option shift ' = Æ option shift o = Ø option shift a = Å All six works in pages, Firefox and ...
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Use the “show text suggestions as I type” feature without using the mouse

I just discovered the "Show text suggestions as I type" feature in Windows 10. I enabled it in the Settings application (via Devices\Typing, Hardware, Show text suggestions as I type). I like the ...
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keyboard typing number 6 itself [duplicate]

I don't know what the hell happened with my laptop but it just keeps on typing number 6 itself. I tried to disable the key with KeyTweak and many other apps but it didn't worked. I can't type anything ...
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Is there any way to type the clipboard to the guest in VMware

Similar to this question for VirtualBox: How do you auto-type the contents of the clipboard from the host into a guest Virtual Box instance? Is there any way to type the contents of the clipboard to ...
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Adaptations to being able to program with right hand only?

Long story short, I was diagnosed with glioblastoma last August right before going off to Boise State to study computer science. I had surgery to remove one of the tumors and because of the surgery, I ...
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How do I disable automatic diacritics?

I have been given a new work computer, and it exhibits some additional functionality that is slowly becoming a nuisance. The computer supports automatic diacritics; for example, if I type an ...
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Change formatting of specific numbered list item in MS Word

In a numbered list in MS Word, how can I customize style just for one number? Like this: List item List item <= other color, other size List item List item Note: What I do not mean, is changing ...
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Google Chrome is making me type backwards in tumblr

Im using chrome and I was trying to make a post in tumblr.com. The post editor is typing right to left. Everything I try to type is backwards. It's only in the post box, though. The tumblr search bar ...
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Can't enter unicode character with Alt+ even with EnableHexNumpad

I'm trying to enter unicode characters by using Alt+#### but I'm not being able to. In Registry Editor, I added a new String value called EnableHexNumpad with value of 1 in HKCU\Control Panel\Input ...
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Windows 10 adjust extremely fast typing

I'm a linux user, who switched to win10 and want to adjust super-fast typing like an max setting in ubuntu. At the current time i found that maximum speed i can reach are from following settings : ...
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intellij Idea with Ideavim Unable to type

I'm currently using Intellij IDEA with IdeaVim. Sometimes when I type the type screen freezes (like you do in vim with Ctrl+S) but Ctrl+Q is not working. When i restart IntelliJ idea it works again... ...
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How to learn how much you type in a day? [duplicate]

Do you know of any software or script that helps you measure how much you type in a day, in terms of keys pressed? Maybe even do a bit of pattern analysis on those keys, etc. I'm interested on a ...
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How to type “त” (from Hindi) in English alphabet?

I know there is no such syllable as "त" in English, but still is there any way we can write it with English alphabet, using any accent or anything? Like it's done for Spanish or Italian I guess? Also ...
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Is it possible to remove keys from Dell Inspiron 11-3513 laptop keyboard by myself without damaging anything?

I spilled juice on my laptop and i will like to know if and how i can take off the keys and clean whatever residue and put them back myself as it will be hard for me to get it done professionally.
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How can I make it so that holding down Shift can capitalize a maximum of 1 letter?

My biggest personal problem with typing is that I tend to accidentally captilize the first two letters in a word when using Shift. For example, I'd type "GEorge" instead of "George". Then I have to ...
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Is there an app that measures my typing speed in the background? [closed]

I'm searching for an application, that can measure my typing speed while I'm using my pc. Like now, I'd like to know with what speed did I type this question.
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How to replace mistakenly typed characters without pressing backspace?

I have seen this in many videos, where the programmers replace a mistakenly typed character without typing the backspace button. Here is a sample video showing what I am actually meaning where the ...
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easiest way to change text to UPPERCASE/lowercase in windows 7

I want to change a size of letters from upper to lower case in every field where text could be typed (internet browsers or notepad, or explorer). But i don't know how it could be done instead of ...
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What software or programs can I use wherein I can record keystrokes [closed]

What software or programs can I use wherein I can record keystrokes? I will use this in filling out forms on the web, and I want to record several keystrokes, ie (like the examples below): tab tab ...
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Keyboard/typing problems on Dell laptop

I've started to notice all kinds of typing/keyboard issues on my laptop recently (Dell Inspiron n5110). Some of them are: when I wake the laptop from sleep, I can't type my password can't type to ...
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While typing on Chrome's url bar stop showing what I'm writting

I can't see what I'm typing but IT's there cuz the autocompletes keeps looking for fav urls. It only happens there while typing on the URL. I've disabled LAN connections that I don't use I'm using ...
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Windows 7 latency when typing

When I type, there has been a slight delay between when the key is pressed and when the letters appear on screen. Occasionally when typing, nothing appears for a second and then the letters stutter ...
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Fastest way to type greek letters like α or β?

I am working on a computer with only English keyboard, I have no admin rights to change the language settings in Windows, but I need to insert Greek letters in a text editor and other typing programs. ...
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My computer won't let me type an uppercase z - How do I fix it?

I'm on an iMac. I used to have a wireless keyboard but the Bluetooth for some reason isn't working so I went and purchased a wired keyboard. Having said that, the capital z didn't work on either ...
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Correct way to type strings with parenthesis in them? [closed]

I have a question regarding typing technique. I learned how to type in school, and I type enough that I do occasionally get some wrist fatigue, and when I switch back to the specific techniques I ...
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Mouse unpredicatably left clicks when typing in Linux Mint

I have a new Linux Mint install and I am very happy with it. Except for one thing: sometimes when I am typing my mouse will left click, often causing me to select another area of the text. This is ...
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is there a way to disable Windows from switching window focus when I am typing? [duplicate]

Sometimes when I am typing in a notepad, command prompt, webpage, or the file explorer address bar, or even any other place where typing is allowed, it happens that the currently active window loses ...
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How do I add support for “Hindi Remington layout”, in Windows-8

How do I add support for "Hindi Remington layout", in Windows-8. I tried looking in the language option located in the control-pannel. However there are only 2 Hindi keyboard layouts ( Devanagari - ...
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How to type en-dash and em-dash in Windows 7/8?

I write blog posts, and I often need to type en-dash (–) and sometimes em-dash (—) in my blog posts. Currently I keep these characters saved in a text file, and copy-paste them whenever I need them. ...
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Mac keyboard won't type letter 'c' only in some cases, also switching keyboards. No problems with the same keyboard connected to a PC

I've got a strange problem with my Mac keyboard on an IMac, year 2008: I cannot type letter 'c' in password fields, gmail website and other specific circumstances. I've tried switching the keyboards, ...
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Erasing a letter and typing, erases characters before

I just downloaded Notepad++ and using to program in C. But, when I trying to erase something in the middle of characters, and start type from there, They replaces with the characters I've entered ...
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In what way does non-“full n-key rollover” hinder fast typists? [closed]

Wikipedia claims (although the latter claim does not cite a source) that: High-end keyboards that provide full n-key rollover typically do so via a PS/2 interface as the USB mode most often used by ...
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How to type “raw” bopomofo/zhuyin without converting to hanzi characters in Windows 7?

Windows 7 comes with a variety of IMEs for entering Chinese in the manner used in Taiwan known as "bopomofo" or "zhuyin". Like other IMEs their main job is to convert from a small set of characters ...
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Envy m6 Laptop unable to left click after typing

I have a problem with my touchpad that whenever I try to click while i have a key pressed it is unresponsive for at least a second until the key is released. Palmcheck is off as I am able to move the ...
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How do I stop making the same typo over and over again? [closed]

I learned how to touch type 13 or 14 years ago and I rarely make mistakes. However, lately I've been making the same mistake over and over again. When I have to type io I'll often type oi instead. How ...
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Can I stop the keypress beep on my Kinesis Advantage keyboard?

I'm a bit of an ergo freak and recently bought a Kinesis Advantage keyboard. The manual says to press Program+\ but that doesn't stop the keyboard's speaker making that awful noise; in fact it changes ...
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My keyboard types question marks instead of “Georgia” letters

I have a problem with typing in Georgian language. Our letters are not Latin and looks like "ა,ბ,გ,დ,ე,ღ" etc. when I type in Warcraft or Quiz Builder i get question marks instead of the text i want. ...
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Any key press goes to line end while typing

When I click any key my Acer Aspire 4736z win7 goes to end of that line. Even if I select a word and start to replace it another, courser goes to line end after the first key up. Is it a virus or ...
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How can I enter Unicode characters (e.g. ♥♦♣♠) when logging into Windows?

As far as I can tell, it is possible to put a ♥ character in a Windows user password. The problem is, when you get to the log on screen, how can this be typed? As far as I can tell, any symbol that ...
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How to achieve word completion (google search style) in MS Outlook and MS Word

When doing a google search, one can take advantage of word completion. E.g., when one searches for drug rosiglitazone, one can just type 'rosi' and it offers rosiglitazone. When a user writes emails ...
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Keyboard Type “th” twice when typing “the”

When I attempt to type the word "the", my keyboard gives me "ththe". Note this does not happen when I type "this" or "that" or "th" by itself. Nor does "te", "et","eh", "he". The "th" only repeats ...
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How to type 《 》and 〈〉efficiently on Mac OS X?

How to type 《 》and 〈 〉efficiently (such as with a simple key combination) on Mac OS X?
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Typing an ellipsis on Windows

Occasionally I find the need to include an ellipsis in my writing. I could just use three periods, but that's bad typography. Is there a way to insert &hellip; just using the keyboard? Similar to ...
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How to choose a keyboard for faster typing [closed]

I noticed that, with different keyboards, my typing speed varies greatly. However, I don't know what, exactly, in the keyboard, affects the typing speed? My current keyboard makes me type very slow. ...
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How to enable keyboard repeat on a Mac

On a Windows machine, pressing and holding a keyboard key results in the character being repeated. For example, if I press and hold q for a few seconds, I end up with the following: ...
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How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010?

I have a problem to convert directly equations from Mathematica *(copied as LaTex) in Word 2010. Is there any option?
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Need a simple APP or Software or Tool for auto typing

I'm looking for an application which can do something as follows - In a notepad or any editor, if I go on hitting any keystrokes, it shall go on typing only predefined text in an application. For e....
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What is the Unix/Linux equivalent of Typing Tutor? [closed]

Back when I started to use computers, there used to be an application called 'Typing Tutor'. As the name of the application indicates, Typing Tutor was meant to teach computer users to touch-type. To ...
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notepad++ “autotext”-type plugin

As part of my job, I regularly enter long descriptions of real estate into a database. I type those up in N++ and then paste them into the web interface of the base. However, they are quite repetitive,...